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A distanced but extraordinarily atmospheric costumer set in the heady (in the sense of pre-guillotined) final days of Versailles amid the commotion of the dawning French Revolution, Farewell, My Queen is a visual joy to watch, even while its tale of a lower class girl at court infatuated with the Queen of France labors to say something relevant. Though director Benoit Jacquot opts for the grand European style of Girl with a Pearl Earring rather than a modernist re-reading à la Sofia Coppola’s post-punk vision Marie Antoinette, the film has its own charm, a matter-of-fact

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